Portland, OR. “Your Gift. Our Future” was the theme of the 16th annual Jesuit High School Financial Aid Luncheon. JHS President Tom Arndorfer and Principal Paul Hogan (far right) welcomed luncheon alumnae speakers including Chrisleine Temple ’15, The Honorable Kate O’Scannlain ’95 and Anarghya Vardhana ’06. The benefit on October 10th in Jesuit’s Knight Center raised over $470,000 for financial aid. This school year alone, $3.2 million in need-based tuition assistance was awarded to 26% of students.
Financial Aid Luncheon co-chairs Tammy Wilhoite and Andrea Arnot celebrate a successful day.
The Jesuit High School Chamber Choir performs before the luncheon.
Longtime Jesuit supporters Michelle Vranizan, Robert Koury, Denise Koury, and Hala Lewis enjoy the event.
Three alumna speakers representing the three decades of coeducation delivered compelling talks about their personal and professional experiences. These outstanding alumnae moved the luncheon guests with their words of inspiration and commitment to being women for others.
The Halton Family Foundation offered a challenge gift, which helped JHS reach its fundraising goal.
From Jesuit High School:
Our goal to provide a Jesuit education to families, regardless of financial circumstances, is supported each year by programs like this luncheon and voluntary gifts from the greater Jesuit community.
Jesuit High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school in the Jesuit tradition of education serving students of all religious faiths and socio-economic backgrounds. Jesuit transforms students into leaders who are “men and women for others” and focuses on educating the whole student spiritually, religiously, intellectually, physically, emotionally, and aesthetically.